Tanazanian wildlife, October 2012
African buffalo herd on the bank of the Tarangire River, Tarangire National Park
Herd of over one hundred buffalo in Tarangire landscape
Buffalo and giraffe (see it?), Tarangire NP
African buffalo, with yellow-billed oxpecker on his shoulder, Serengeti NP
Cheetah and her little one, Tarangire NP
Just like any old cat...
Cheetah slinking off towards prey
Young cheetah, looking at you
Elephant herd in the bed of the Tarangire River
Elephants, Serengeti NP
Enjoying a water hole in the rain (!), Serengeti NP
Giraffe, Tarangire NP
Giraffe (and yellow-billed oxpeckers), Serengeti N
Hippos resting in a pool, Serengeti NP
Retima Hippo Pool, Serengeti NP. Also a picnic area ... when the wind is in the right direction.
This hippopotamus in the Retima Pool is probably angry because another one disturbed his nap. Hippos do everything except eat in their pool. You do not want to be downwind from one...
Spotted hyena, Ngorongoro Crater
Hyrax, northern Serengeti NP
Black-backed jackal, Serengeti NP
Leopard in rocks, Tarangire NP
Leopard taking a snooze in a tree, Serengeti NP
Lioness and two cubs, Serengeti NP
In Serengeti NP, in the rain, we saw a pride of 15 lions. On the left, 8...
In the middle, 5 more...
On the right, 2 more, for a grand total of 15 lions.
Banded mongoose, Tarangire NP
Rhinoceros, Ngorongoro Crater
Serval, Ngorongoro Crater
Warthog, just outside our lodge balcony in Tarangire NP
Young warthogs, Serengeti NP
Zebras, Tarangire NP
Herd of zebras in the northern Serengeti
Zebras and wildebeest often roam together, the zebras guding the relatively badly-seeing beest; northern Serengeti NP